A nonprofit’s budget is usually focused on executing its mission in the world, and frequently, that means there isn’t money left over for valuable but expensive items, like an AED. Fortunately, there are many AED grants available to nonprofits to help bridge the budget gap. We hope you can use our list of grants for AEDs for nonprofits to find a few options that would fit your organization’s needs.
- To be eligible for a grant from Hopey’s Heart Foundation, you must be a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization or a government entity (including a public school or school district). AEDs are awarded quarterly.
The Pulse3 Foundation donates AEDs to schools, churches and non-profits in the following Michigan counties: Bay, Isabella, Midland, Saginaw, Huron, Sanilac and Tuscola.
- Application deadline: March 1, annually
- AEDs awarded in the spring
- Per the website: “The 2018 grant cycle begins Feb. 1, 2018 and the application deadline to apply is Dec. 31, 2018.”
- Grant amounts between $250 and $5,000
- Eligible organizations include:
- 501(c)(3) or (19) organizations
- Recognized government entities: state, county, or city agency, including law enforcement or fire departments requesting funds exclusively for public purposes;
- K-12 public or private schools, charter schools, community/junior colleges, state/private colleges or universities
- Churches or other faith-based organizations wanting to support the community at large
The Greg W. Moyer Defibrillator Fund honors Greg Moyer, who passed away as a high school athlete from SCA. This foundation help many types of businesses, schools, churches and other organizations get AEDs at discounted prices.
Alaska Airlines specifically offers support for 501(c)(3) fundraising events. This may be a good fit if you’re holding an event to raise money for an AED purchase.
Valero Energy Foundation makes grant funding available to non-profits that align with its for main areas of focus: basic needs, education, healthcare and civic. An AED may fall under the healthcare focus.
- Eligibility: 501(c)(3) non-profits
- Located near one of Valero’s major service areas.
The Lowe’s Community Partners grant program supports nonprofits and municipalities on projects including technology upgrades and safety improvements. An AED may qualify for either of those categories.
- Grant amount: $2,001 – $100,000
- Must be in a location where there is a Lowe’s store
- Runs on spring and fall cycles
- The review process takes 90 days from the cycle close date and applicants will receive a status email after review is completed.
Do you know of a grant specifically for AEDs for non-profit organizations, or a grant that would apply for non-profits even if it’s not specifically for an AED purchase? If so, let us know
! We would love to add it to our list.